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Karl '''August Wünsche''' (August 22, 1838, Hainewalde bei Zittau - November 15, 1912, Dresden) was a German Christian Hebraist. He devoted his attention almost exclusively to rabbinic literature. After completing his commentaries on the ''Book of Hosea'' (1868) and ''Book of Joel'' (1872), he wrote ''Neue Beiträge zur Erläuterung der Evangelien aus Talmud und Midrasch'' (1878), the most complete collection of the parallel passages of the Talmud and the New Testament since the works of John Lightfoot and Johann Christian Schöttgen. In his ''Bibliotheca Rabbinica'' (Leipzig, 1880–85) he made a German translation of the whole of the ''Midrash Rabbah'' and the ''Midrash to the Five Megillot'', and he also translated haggadic portions of the Jerusalem Talmud (1880) and of the Babylonian Talmud (1886–89), as well as the ''Pesikta de-Rav Kahana|Pesiḳta'' (1885) and...
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